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Council Agenda 8-8-22

The North Little Rock City Council scheduled for Monday, August 8, 2022, will be conducted in person and electronically.

The Mayor, City Clerk, City Attorney will be in the City Council chambers during the meeting and City Council Members have the option to participate in the meeting via ZOOM.

Because of the current COVID-19 crisis, and in accordance with Act 2 of 2020 passed by the Arkansas General Assembly on April 16, 2020, and the recent new declaration of a state-wide health emergency, Council Members will have the option of participation in the meeting via ZOOM.  The Council Chambers will be open to the public, however all attendees are asked to social distance and consider wearing a mask at all times when not actively speaking.

This meeting, as with all City Council meetings, is available for viewing on the internet at https://www.facebook.com/CityofNorthLittleRock/, on the City of North Little Rock’s website http://nlr.ar.gov/government/city_council, and on local access television. 

Applicants on zoning related issues will be able to call into the meeting or be present in the council chambers to be available to answer any questions City Council members may have related to your application.  Please call 501-500-0955 and enter the meeting ID: 967 260 919 between 5:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. When prompted for the participant ID, press # or wait.  A staff member will get your name.  You will then be muted and participate in the meeting by listening until your application is called.  If there are any questions about your application, you will be unmuted and given the opportunity to speak.  If you attend in person, please sign in with the City Clerk BEFORE the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m.

Any persons who wish to speak on any agenda items, during any scheduled public hearings, or during public comment may do so by:

(1) Emailing the North Little Rock City Clerk’s office at [email protected], by 4:00 p.m. prior to the meeting. Emails sent to the City Clerk will be read at the meeting.

(2) Or, call 501-500-0955 between 5:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.  Enter the meeting ID: 967 260 919.  When prompted for the participant ID, press # or wait.  A staff member will get your name, address, telephone number and the item you wish to speak on, if applicable. You will then be muted and participate in the meeting by listening until the item you signed up to speak on is called, or until the public comment portion of the meeting.  At that time, you will be unmuted and given the opportunity to speak.

(3) Attend the meeting in person (masks and social distancing encouraged) and sign in with the City Clerk 5 minutes before the meeting is convened at 6:00 p.m.

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The City of North Little Rock welcomes people of diverse cultures and beliefs. Any religious viewpoint expressed during invocation, or at any other time during the meeting, reflects only the personal opinion of the speaker. It is not intended to proselytize, advance, or disparage any religious belief.



Council Agenda 8-8-2022
DRAFT Minutes 7-25-2022
ADOBE PDF Meeting Pack 8-8-2022

COMMUNICATIONS

1.  Ember Strange, Chief Financial Officer/Chair Energy Risk Management Committee
memorandum to City Clerk Diane Whitbey, re: Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) Rate for
August, 2022 (.0051/kwh [positive]).

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S)

 

CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes

INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC COMMENT

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
R-22-141    Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Real Estate Contract to sell property located near Riverfront Drive and Smarthouse Way to JCDD, LLC ($159,489.00)
Held___________________________________________________________________

O-22-71      Council Member Taylor
Granting a Conditional Use to allow an auto sales lot in a C4 zone for property located at 1815 East Broadway Street (applicant: Veronica Edwards – Brooks Autoplex Corporation)
Third and final reading____________________________________________________

 

CONSENT ITEMS
R-22-153    Mayor Hartwick
Appointing Ashley Mobley to the North Little Rock Tree Board
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R-22-154    Mayor Hartwick
Appointing Kristen Kennon to the North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Commission
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R-22-155    Council Member Hight
Confirming the reappointment of Thomas W. Roy III to the North Little Rock Advertising and Promotion Commission
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R-22-156    Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain city-owned items and other equipment as surplus; providing for auction thereof
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-22-157    Mayor Hartwick
Approving the FY2022 Annual Action Plan for the City, including the 48th Year (2022) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the 2022 Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Projects and Budgets
_________________________________________CONVENE A PUBLIC HEARING

R-22-158    Mayor Hartwick
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real properties in the City as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances
_________________________________________CONVENE A PUBLIC HEARING

ORDINANCES
O-22-75      Mayor Hartwick for consideration only
Granting a Special Use to allow large vehicle and implement outdoor storage in a C4 zone for property located at 1101 East Broadway Street (applicant: Ester Jackson)
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O-22-76      Council Member Hight
Vacating and abandoning an unused easement on property located at 3917 McCain Boulevard (applicant: Timothy Daters – McCain Mall Company Limited Partnership and McCain Mall GP, LLC)
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O-22-77      Council Member Robinson
Vacating and abandoning an unused easement on property located at 7810 Industry Drive (applicant: Andrew Rike – Mida Group II LLC)
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O-22-78      Mayor Hartwick
Establishing the City of North Little Rock Municipal Property Owners’ Multipurpose Improvement District No. 40 (Gardens at Rockwater Recreation District)
_________________________________________CONVENE A PUBLIC HEARING

O-22-79      Council Member Hamilton for consideration only
Waiving certain provisions of Section 14.19 of the Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance No. 9263) to allow an electronic changeable copy sign on property located at 3401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard (applicant: Cuerden Sign Company)
_________________________________________CONVENE A PUBLIC HEARING

 

PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

All persons wishing to speak must have completed a public comment card and return it to the City Clerk before this meeting is convened; speakers have 3 minutes to address their topic

 

Respectfully submitted,
Diane Whitbey, CAMC / MMC
City Clerk and Treasurer  

 

Words to Live by:
“The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.”
Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees

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